A Hillary Clinton versus Jeb Bush contest in 2016 would have all the excitement of a snail race—and that could be good for liberty, argues Sheldon Richman. Why? Because all we libertarians would need to do is point to the ballot and ask, "Here's our argument against politics. Need we add anything?" What could better illustrate the bankruptcy of the political system than that race? The stale politics personified by these two uninteresting dynastic power-seekers couldn't be better suited to driving home the point that the status quo is too firmly entrenched to be challenged effectively from within, writes Richman.
The former vice president's vision of an all-powerful government goes far beyond massive spending and tax hikes.
The Supreme Court weighs police shootings and unreasonable seizures in Torres v. Madrid.
Who could have predicted that intolerable rules won’t be tolerated?
Lawmakers are bribing citizens with a tiny tax break in exchange for the power to jack up income tax rates down the line.